Here is how to root Google Pixel smartphone

Here is how to root Google Pixel smartphone

Google Pixel and Pixel XL are among the best Android smartphones in the market. The new pair bring in tons of new features and changes that give users a solid reason to upgrade their current device. However, there are also a lot of cool features and options that you cannot access on your Pixel phones, which is a little bit disappointing. The best shot for dealing with this is to root your phone.

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Rooting Google Pixels gives you the ability to custom ROM firmware’s, custom-built Android applications, and more. However, remember that rooting means that you will lose your warranty, so think twice before moving ahead.


In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to root Google Pixel smartphone. Before we proceed with the step-by-step instructions, make sure that you follow the following rules:

  • Make sure that you have a full backup of your device before moving ahead.
  • You are supposed to enable “OEM Unlocking” in your device by heading to Settings > Developer Options -> USB Debugging
  • Ensure that you have unlocked bootloader on your Google Pixel smartphone and disable anti-virus apps.
  • Your device needs to be more than 50% charged to make sure that the procedure runs smoothly.

Assuming that you have met all the above-mentioned requirements, let’s proceed with how we can root Google Pixel smartphone

Steps to root Google Pixel smartphone

Step one: Firstly, you need to download and install the Chainfire SuperSU on your phone. You can download here (for Pixel) and here ( for Pixel XL)

Step two: On your computer, you are now supposed to download Minimal ADB And Fastboot and open it once everything is done.

Step three: Next up, transfer the SuperSU file you have downloaded in the step one to the installation folder of Minimal ADB and Fastboot.

Step four: Connect your phone to your computer and enter the following command: adb reboot bootloader. After that, flash the SuperSU file to your phone by typing fastboot flash boot-to-root.img.

Step five: Once you are done, your phone will reboot several times. Once it finishes, your Google Pixel smartphone should be rooted successfully.

Once your phone is rooted, you can do a lot of cool things including the ability to install custom recovery and flash custom ROMs, deactivate Google Assistant and more.

Don’t forget to leave a comment if you stumble upon any issues during the rooting procedure.

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